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DLA Piper
On 9 December 2019, High Representative/Vice-President of the European Union Josep Borrell announced that the Foreign Affairs Council has agreed with strong consensus to start the...
DLA Piper
Businesses and investors have been given a clear signal as to the direction of travel of the new European Parliament and Commission on business and human rights at a conference on 2 December 2019...
DLA Piper
Businesses and investors have been given a clear signal as to the direction of travel of the new European Parliament and Commission on business and human rights at a conference on 2 December 2019.
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Taylor Vinters
Universities seem to be getting it wrong when it comes to dealing with freedom of speech and, particularly, academic freedom of speech – a subset of the general concept which pervades the very essence
DLA Piper
The recently released1 Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration may assist and encourage the widening of the ambit of arbitration
Gowling WLG
As well as some headline grabbing Brexit litigation, 2019 featured many important cases for public authorities and those that deal with them.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 17 October 2019, the Government published the 2019 UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery. It provides an overview of modern slavery concerns and issues in the UK and sets out the UK's
DLA Piper
DLA Piper is working with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, and a core task force of collaborators, to establish a mediation facility to support the effective resolution of disputes in...
Wrigleys Solicitors
As the holiday season dawns upon us, so does a newly elected government following the recent general election with a turnout of just under 32 million voters – approximately half the population of ...
BCL Solicitors LLP
John Binns talks us through the UK's version of the Magnitsky provisions and why they are unclear.
Orrick
In commemoration of Human Rights day, listen to Mitch Zuklie talk with co-leaders of Orrick's Business & Human Rights practice, James Hargrove and Betsy Popken.
ICSA
Governance professionals have the very fortunate position to help guide boards and companies to endeavor for a supply chain free of modern slavery
DLA Piper
The Equator Principles Association has published a consultation draft of version four of the EquatorPrinciples (EPs), the international baseline for the identification, assessment and ...
Gowling WLG
The December 2019 edition of our case updater offers a straightforward and concise overview of six recent cases within public law and regulation which highlight important points of relevant public law
Charles Russell Speechlys
he Modern Slavery Act 2015 ("MSA") became law in March 2015. Among other provisions, the MSA states that companies which supply goods or services and have a total annual turnover of not less than £36m
Charles Russell Speechlys
Are companies violating individuals' human rights by relying on consent and legitimate interest to process personal data? On 3rd November 2019, the Joint Committee on Human Rights ("JCHR") ...
Dentons
On 18 November 2019, the Equator Principles Association (EPA) published the final text of a new version of the Equator Principles (EP4)
BCL Solicitors LLP
Two pieces of UK legislation – the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA), as amended in 2017, and the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA) – now include provisions inspired by ...
Charles Russell Speechlys
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published new guidance "The use of confidentiality agreements in discrimination cases" two years after #MeToo was launched.
DLA Piper
On 18 November 2019, the Equator Principles Association published version four of the Equator Principles.
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